Surrey RCMP recover stolen vehicle and arrest one man on several charges


2024-06-17 08:50 PDT

File # 2024-83881

Surrey RCMP arrests 20-year-old man on several charges relating to a stolen vehicle.

On June 11, 2024 at approximately 6:00 pm Surrey RCMP responded to a report of a stolen vehicle. The Surrey RCMP conducted an investigation, located the vehicle, and arrested a man in relation to the motor vehicle theft.

The Surrey RCMP Gang Enforcement Team (SGET) took conduct of the investigation and tracked the vehicle from Surrey to Richmond. SGET officers initially located both the vehicle and driver stopped in Surrey, and as officers gave arrest commands, the driver reportedly fled in the vehicle.

The vehicle was later relocated abandoned in Richmond, and the driver was arrested nearby with the assistance of Richmond RCMP Gang Enforcement Team (RGET) and Vancouver Police Department Gang Crime Unit (GCU). The driver was identified as 20-year-old Gurjot Singh Bhatti. He has been charged with the following in relation to the stolen vehicle:

Gurjot Bhatti remains in custody until his next appearance in court. As this matter is now before the court, no further details will be provided.

This was a multi-jurisdictional incident and highlights the coordination and collaboration of partner agencies to apprehend this individual, says Cpl. James Mason Media Relations Officer Surrey RCMP.

Released by:

Cpl. James Mason
Media Relations Officer
Surrey RCMP
14355 57 Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3X 1A9
Office: 604-599-7776


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